Understanding Dashboard Designer

A key to understanding PerformancePoint Services is to know how to use Dashboard Designer. Dashboard Designer is the client interface for building PerformancePoint reports and scorecards. It provides a drag-and-drop interface for creating the dashboards, scorecards, reports, and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) that bring a company’s business intelligence and analytical metrics to life. Equally significant is that it enables business users to build reports without having to do any programming.

Many veterans of SharePoint are familiar with SharePoint Designer as one of the tools that enables power users to create SharePoint sites. Dashboard Designer can be thought of as the SharePoint Designer of the PerformancePoint ...

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